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Rotary Delivers: Wheelchairs to Colombia

Sponsor delivery of wheelchairs to civilian victims of land-mines in Colombia

The Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale, in partnership with the Wheelchair Foundation, raised $ 16,500 to sponsor the delivery of a container of 110 wheelchairs for distribution to victims of land mines in Colombia. The Rotary Club of Bogotá Laureles will take delivery of the shipment and organize the distribution. Representatives of both clubs will participate in the distribution to the children and adults certified to receive a wheelchair.


Project location
Colombia
Project dates
Start: 02 March 2015
End:  30 June 2015
Created: 09 March 2015
Project category
International, Economic and community development
Funding
Club Foundation
Project contacts
Mr. Anthony J. Abbate, Fort Lauderdale| (contact)
Alejandro Molina Pardo, Bogotá-Laureles| (contact)
Jack Drury, | (contact)
Partners
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA (Rotary Club)
Bogotá-Laureles, D.C., Colombia (Rotary Club)
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PROJECT PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

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    Mr. Anthony J. Abbate
    Fort Lauderdale and Bogota Clubs sign MOU

Engagement Tracker

Total volunteer hours
48
Hours
Number of volunteers
10
People
Total cash contributions
16,500
USD
Total in-kind contributions
-
USD

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